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Sailing to Japan: Zurui Interviews Fuu

Zurui interviews Fuu (Kaze) about his heartstopping voyage from Alameda, California, USA to Osaka, Japan via boat. The two discuss life in Osaka, Kansai versus Kanto, likes and dislikes, and how to survive in Japan. Zurui also asks Fuu the Million Yen Question: What worry does not exist for Blacks in Japan? About Fuu: Certified… Keep Reading

Is Racial Profiling Effective?

I had the pleasure of attending the first lecture in the TUJ Lecture Series, New World Law & Order: Profile, Protest, and Social Justice, hosted by TUJ’s Beasley School of Law and the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies located at the Temple University, Japan (TUJ) Campus.Catherine L. Pugh – Attorney, Adjunct Professor of Law, Temple University School of… Keep Reading

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy Repealed

Secretary Panetta’s Statement on Certification of Readiness to Implement Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell   [Here is the latest on the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy regarding homosexuals serving in the US armed forces. Source of information:  US Department of Defense News Release Number 644-11 dated 22 JUL 11. Note: “Don’t ask, don’t tell”… Keep Reading

Grits and Sushi: Nuchi du Takara

Hi BT’ers! Here is a very interesting documentary by my friend Mitzi Uehara Carter titled, Nuchi du Takara (Life is a Treasure), about two women that survived the Battle of Okinawa (Operation Iceberg). Mitzi writes: Well, it’s finally done and uploaded.  The 15 minute documentary on two survivors of the Battle of Okinawa in Northern… Keep Reading

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Sony’s costly mistake

Sony will provide network account holders with information on obtaining free identity theft protection. Furthermore, Sony will offer free content in an attempt to keep many dissatisfied customers from jumping ship. profile data, purchase history and security answers were compromised as well, which in the wrong hands can obviously be used for further fraudulent activity because many people use the same passwords and challenge questions for all of their accounts. Keep Reading

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